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A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Thanksgiving started quietly in Ferguson, following protests Wednesday night that drew the smallest crowd since a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old.

Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.

Image of Asia: A confetti shower greets Pacquiao

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

In this photo by Aaron Favila, Manny Pacquiao waves at thousands of fans amid a shower of confetti during a hero's welcome at the financial district of Makati, south of Manila, Philippines, where he was accompanied by his political allies in a motorcade. The Filipino boxer on Sunday defeated Chris Algieri of the United States to retain his WBO world welterweight crown. Aside from boxing, the hugely popular Pacquiao has entered politics and ventured into professional basketball, business, the movies, singing and product endorsements. He is a member of the powerful House of Representatives and some of his supporters are clamoring for him to seek a higher office.

The nation's weather

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, November 27, 2014

Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants.

Ferguson fallout: Scores arrested in Calif. unrest

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Dozens of protesters in Los Angeles and Oakland were arrested late Wednesday during a third night of demonstrations linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services — a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.

Family: Boy's fatal shooting could have been avoided

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.

Chinese firm gets big cache of U.S. government documents in unprecedented, court-ordered exchange over wind-farm dispute

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

The Justice Department has delivered hundreds of previously concealed documents to a Chinese firm that President Obama had blocked from buying Oregon wind farms because they are near a sensitive military base.

Social media help take Ferguson protests national

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Post-Ferguson protests are now viral, a hybrid of old school and new wave that can skitter in unpredictable directions.